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Preserving Pocahontas

Aretos Arbogast and Young Timbering Crew


Aretos Phelps Arbogast is pictured here with his young timbering crew in northern Pocahontas County, circa 1906. Left to right: Aretos Phelps Arbogast, Lelan Arbogast, Lawrence Arbogast, Cecil Arbogast, Don Nicholas and Russell Arbogast. Courtesy of Pocahontas County Historical Society, ID: PHS000754
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